Tips for Tutors

Common Core is Coming!

The first week of tutoring is under our belts. The start-up of a new school year is always exciting, exhilarating, and exhausting. We are meeting our teachers, observing classrooms, getting to know our schools, building relationships with students, and some of us are anxiously awaiting our site assignments. Feeling knowledgeable and prepared for what this new school year will bring can make your volunteering sessions even more successful. As this new school year begins you will very likely be hearing about the new

The following article, “Common Core is Coming: What the New National Standards Mean for Your Child’s Classroom,” by Janine DeFao, will help you better understand the impact the CCSS will have in the classroom, on your students, and in your tutoring sessions. Feel free to contact me with any questions you have throughout this school year regarding these new standards.

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“When you know better you do better.”
― Maya Angelou

 

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About Experience Corps Bay Area

Experience Corps Bay Area recruits and trains adults 50+ to tutor and mentor elementary school children, with a focus on K-3 literacy.
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2 Responses to Tips for Tutors

  1. True Heitz says:

    So many good changes. Hooray that we are going in this direction.

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